Category Archives: Health Care

CCRWF Partners to Move Women’s Health Agendas Forward

For the past two years, primarily due to support from The California Wellness Foundation, we’ve had the opportunity to work with an amazing group of women — our Women’s Health Advisory Committee.  Our major initiatives have focused on developing recommendations … Continue reading

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Summit Update on Health Care – March #1

Today, in recognition of the one-year anniversary of the passage of the federal Affordable Care Act, we provide you a quick summary of the bills championed by the Summit’s health care advocates, with links to learn more about their work. … Continue reading

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Summit Materials Rolled Out

Over 500 California leaders attended the California Working Families Policy Summit, held on January 12, 2011. All of the materials developed for the Summit – advocate recommendations, fact sheets and legislative histories – are now available on our website. Please … Continue reading

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Summit Health Care Reform Tutorial 1-2-3

If you are like many folks, you’ve read the newspaper accounts about health care reform and have a basic understanding of what is planned…..but would like to learn more from trusted sources. That’s why we have put together our Summit … Continue reading

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Health Access Follow-up to Working Families Policy Summit

An update from Anthony Wright, Executive Director of Health Access: Since the presentation at the Working Families Policy Summit, Health Access has come out in support of a number of pieces of legislation that are important for health care consumers … Continue reading

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Mental Health Association in California Update

An update from Rusty Selix, Executive Director of California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies: Since my presentation at the WF Summit, the Mental Health Association in California has sponsored 1 bill: AB 722 would prohibit insurers from using a … Continue reading

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